This one’s for the dogs! They drool, they shed, they get in the trash, and sometimes they smell like death, but at the end of the day they love us unconditionally. My huge family has more dogs than I can count, so for the holidays I decided to make a special gift just for their fur-babies. These dog biscuits are incredibly easy to make and … Continue reading Homemade Dog Biscuits
I love old things. Things that have a story. Even if I don’t know the backstory of a specific item I like to make one up. For Christmas Spencer gave me For the Love of Old, a book about unique and antique collections. If you’re interests are the same as mine, I highly recommend you pick up a copy. On Tuesday, the last day of … Continue reading Junk Store Finds!
To celebrate my mom’s birthday I made these delicious chocolate cupcakes with a gooey chocolate center covered with raspberry buttercream. I love the raspberry-chocolate combination and I’d always wanted to make a buttercream using fresh fruit! The recipe is below. Ingredients: 2 cups of semi sweet chocolate morsels 1/4 cup of heavy whipping cream 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt … Continue reading Molten Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberry Buttercream Frosting
Guacamole is delicious. I could eat it on anything. Burritos, sandwiches, even soups. I prefer my guacamole to be chunky, I like the crunch of the onion. Either way, though, its YUMMY! Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados 1/4 of a red onion, diced 1 jalapeno pepper, diced 1 roma tomato, diced a nice handful of cilantro, roughly chopped (this is optional, although I LOVE cilantro) … Continue reading My Standard Guacamole Recipe
This salsa has the perfect balance of sweetness and heat. It can be eaten alone with chips, but I prefer it wrapped in a taco, burrito, or even in a southwestern style salad. We had a burrito night the first night my mom was in town. I actually cut the recipe in half and it still fed 4 people with some leftovers. Ingredients for … Continue reading Roasted Corn Salsa
Lately I’ve been going through a stamp phase. There’s something therapeutic in carving them… Although that could be the blood loss talking. Carving tools are sharp and I’m notoriously clumsy. However, If carving them is therapeutic to a klutz like me, then imagine how calming it would be for a normal person. My mothers birthday was on monday and she chose to spend it in … Continue reading Homemade Stamps and Minor Blood Loss
These cookies are amazing. AMAZING. Like last meal amazing. Serve them when the Queen stops by AMAZING. Make them. Now! This recipe has been hanging on our fridge for years now (you can tell a good recipe by the wear of the page): The recipe reads: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt (plus more for sprinkling on top of the cookies … Continue reading The BEST Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies You’ll Ever Eat